Today in U.S. Naval History: December 26

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Today in U.S. Naval History - December 26

1862 - Four nuns who were volunteer nurses on board Red Rover were the first female nurses on a U.S. Navy hospital ship.

1943 - Seventh Amphibious Force lands 1st Marine Division on Cape Gloucester, New Britain.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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